To see in Lima

New format of street art – a neighbors museum

Lima is very rich for its murals, but that isn’t the only expression of street art in the Peruvian capital.

Imagine you are walking in the art gallery, that is an open-air space. In addition, you are free to visit it 24/7 without any tickets or rules.

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That was an idea of Argentino-Peruvian artist Arnaldo Molinari. Two small cozy streets in Miraflores he converted as an open street museum, that was called Museo de los Vecinos (A museum of neighbors) and was presented to the public in 2009.

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Here is an exposition of Arnaldo’s paintings and pictorial structures of years 2003 and above. The museum has three objectives: a kid, an art, and a peace.

On the crossroad, in the middle of the gallery, you may find art workshops, where you may find and purchase items that reflect a style and atmosphere of this street art museum.

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#inside: you may visit this museum 24/7 for free, just take a bus 301/302/303 from Kennedy park in Miraflores.

FB: Museo-de-los-Vecinos

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